3 Festivals in Korea to Check Out This July!

  Korea knows how to celebrate the Summer~ Whether you like rocking out, getting down & dirty, or frolicking through the flowers, Korea has a festival for you coming up in July! #1. ANSAN M VALLEY ROCK FESTIVAL 2015 안산M밸리록페스티멀 Attention all Rock music fans, this festival is for you! The Ansan M Valley Rock

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Handling Your First Jjimjilbang and Mokyoktang Experience Like a Pro – Part I: The Jjimjilbang

Jjimjilbang, once merely a curious observation of Korean culture by non-locals, have steadily grown in popularity and acceptance in recent years with global celebrities and non-Koreans alike among the latest fans. Its popularity boom is to the point that it’s not unusual now to find one or two in many major cities around the world. But even though

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Discovering new hobbies: Rock Climbing

All you need is a rock, a harness and rope! Well, a rock will be a start, but rock climbing is a versatile and athletic sport. Rock climbing is popular around the world and Korea is no exception! Korea may not be a top-destination to travel to for rock climbing, like Venezuela or Yosemite, but

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A very present danger living in Seoul: Part 1

During my time here in South Korea it has been a pleasure, most of the time, for I have found Koreans, mostly accommodating and kind, especially to foreigners. But one thing really nags me – it’s those times that I am just walking along the pavement, minding my own business, when suddenly, “woooooooooooooshhhhhhhhhhh!” Something just

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